ordinal

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Latin ordinalis, adjective formed from noun ordo, order, + adjective suffix -alis

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ordinal (not comparable)

  1. (mathematics, of a number) indicating position in a sequence
  2. (taxonomy) Of or relating to the groupings called orders
  3. (nautical) intercardinal

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Noun[edit]

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ordinal (plural ordinals)

  1. An ordinal number such as first, second and third.
    The most common numerals in Latin, as in English, are the "cardinals"...and the "ordinals"... — F. M. Wheelock, Wheelock’s Latin, 6th ed. revised (2005), p97
  2. A book used in the ordination of Anglican ministers, or in certain Roman Catholic services

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin ordinalis.

Adjective[edit]

ordinal (feminine singular ordinale, masculine plural ordinaux, feminine plural ordinales)

  1. ordinal

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Adjective[edit]

ordinal m, f (plural ordinais, comparable)

  1. ordinal (indicating position in a numerical sequence)

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Adjective[edit]

ordinal (plural ordinales)

  1. ordinal